genus Cercospora

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Noun1.genus Cercospora - form genus of imperfect fungi that are leaf parasites with long slender spores
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
Dematiaceae, family Dematiaceae - family of imperfect mushrooms having dark-colored hyphae or conidia
Cercospora kopkei, yellow spot fungus - fungus causing yellow spot (a sugarcane disease in Australia)
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The villain was a group of fungi in the genus Cercospora. These microbial miscreants secrete the toxin cercosporin, which allows them to feed on plant tissues.